Monthly Archives: July 2014

Literary Imagery

This poem was originally written after I walked outside my old apartment one afternoon and came across a huge pile of books on the sidewalk. For some reason, it made me stop and think. I wrote a short poem about it, … Continue reading

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Dresden

Originally published April 8, 2010 I can’t say too much about this beautiful little German town, as we were only there briefly, but the time I did spend in Dresden was amazing. We left Berlin early in the morning and … Continue reading

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Top five tips for working out in a wetland

This piece was originally published on conservator.ca, Ducks Unlimited Canada’s online magazine (which is also where I work). To check out the complete, original article click here. Summer has finally arrived, which means I’ve ditched the gym and taken my … Continue reading

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Prague

Originally published January 26, 2010 I spent two and a half days in Prague. I wish there had been more time, because my brother Chris, our two travel companions and I got completely lost almost immediately after parting ways with … Continue reading

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Books

Lately, I have been thinking a lot about books. I’ve been thinking about books for two reasons. First, because I’m slowly trying to get myself organized enough to write another book (and man, is it a scary thought!). And second, … Continue reading

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Tips for bloggers

Originally published June 15, 2010 A few years ago, Wendy Sawatzky – associate editor of digital news for the Winnipeg Free Press – visited my Editing for Print and Online Media class at Red River College. She discussed her job, what it … Continue reading

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Switzerland

Originally published November 15, 2009 In Switzerland, my tour group stayed in a little chateau nestled in a valley and across a walking bridge from a nearby town. It was supposed to be a chance to relax and explore before … Continue reading

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